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First flight for Air France's no. 1 A380

First flight for Air France's no. 1 A380
19 February 2009 News in brief

First flight for Air France's no. 1 A380

Airbus revises production rates

19 February 2009 Press Release

Airbus is adapting production rates of its A320 Family programme from 36 to 34 a month from October 2009 onwards. Production rates of the A330/A340 family will be paused at the current level of 8.5 a month, and not increased further as previously planned. This decision reflects Airbus' current ...

Productivity to improve with the consolidation of Airbus' transport and logistics networks

17 February 2009 Feature story

A consolidation of providers and services in the transportation and logistics sectors should yield significant improvements in Airbus productivity. As part of this effort, a streamlined network of six major hubs will be established in Europe.

Doctors board the A380 for emergency medical training

Doctors board the A380 for emergency medical training
13 February 2009 News in brief

Doctors board the A380 for emergency medical training

Technical definition of the A320P2F cargo conversion is completed

Technical definition of the A320P2F cargo conversion is completed
5 February 2009 Headline news

Technical definition of the A320P2F cargo conversion is completed

A dedicated business unit is established for Airbus freighter and cargo activity

A dedicated business unit is established for Airbus freighter and cargo activity
5 February 2009 Headline news

A dedicated business unit is established for Airbus freighter and cargo activity

A new role for the A320 Family: small freighters for the worldwide express cargo market

5 February 2009 Feature story

The development of P2F (passenger-to-freighter) versions of Airbus' A320 and A321 is progressing under the management of a multi-national joint venture, with the first aircraft's conversion process targeted for 2011.

Korean Air orders two more A380s

Korean Air orders two more A380s
3 February 2009 Press Release

Korean Air has placed firm orders with Airbus for two more double-deck A380 aircraft. This latest purchase agreement brings the total number of A380s ordered by Korean Air to ten aircraft. The carrier will operate the aircraft in a three-class layout on routes linking Seoul to destinations in North ...

A new ship enters service for the conveyance of large A380 airframe components

2 February 2009 Feature story

The City of Hamburg roll-on/roll-off vessel has entered service for the transportation of A380 fuselage sections and wings. It expands the support capabilities for Airbus' A380 production network, and will be joined by another ship later this year.

Airbus and XAC sign agreement on A320 Family wing equipping programme

2 February 2009 Press Release

Airbus and Xian Aircraft Industry Company (XAC) today signed a cooperation agreement relating to the A320 Family wing equipping (Phase IV) programme. A320 Family wings for aircraft to be assembled at the Final Assembly Line in China (FALC) will now be fully completed and tested in Tianjin, China.

 

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